Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, May. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$9,158,576-22%3,737--$2,451$20,945,2250DreamWorks
2Troy$3,211,6311%3,411--$942$62,035,8441Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,057,7844%3,5805$295$89,965,1772Universal
4Mean Girls$603,97515%3,01543$200$57,803,3533Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$362,0786%2,154-692$168$65,782,3174Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$261,71613%1,318--$199$6,209,2241Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$244,27214%2,165-993$113$49,566,4844Sony / Columbia
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$187,24711%1,401-551$134$61,653,6715Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$154,23310%2,003-446$77$15,938,6563New Line
10New York Minute$109,25721%2,550-456$43$11,320,3912Warner Bros.